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RM SOTHEBY'S IS THE WORLD'S LARGEST AUCTION HOUSE FOR INVESTMENT-QUALITY AUTOMOBILES Over the past 38 years, we have cemented our position as the market leader and successfully transformed the global automotive auction scene. We've helped elevate the perception of collector car auctions to premium events executed to the very highest of standards. Our business has been fueled by a love of cars and a passion for producing results since 1976. Our vertically integrated range of services, from restoration and private treaty sales to auctions and estate planning—coupled with an expert team of Car Specialists, an international footprint, and a focus on product quality and inventiveness of presentation—provide an unsurpassed level of service to the global collector car market. #1 auction house by total value of cars sold in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 (YTD) #1 in number of cars sold greater than $1 million in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 (YTD) #1 in the industry for largest team of dedicated Car Specialists A truly global auction house with more than 10 auctions across six U.S. states and four countries per year The preferred auction house for Ferrari, including being named the Official Auction House for Ferrari's 70th Anniversary celebrations SOTHEBY'S PARTNERSHIP In February 2015, RM Auctions formed a strategic partnership with Sotheby's to become RM Sotheby's, thus uniting the two companies for the full calendar of future automobile auctions. Today, RM Sotheby's stands as the only company in the world with the capabilities, resources, and expertise to effectively handle the sale of any car or collection—regardless of size or complexity. AUCTIONS AMERICA INTEGRATION In October 2017, RM Sotheby's announced that its Auctions America subsidiary would be fully integrated into the RM Sotheby's Group of Companies. All existing Auctions America sales—including Fort Lauderdale, Auburn Spring, California, and Auburn Fall—are now held under the RM banner. This integration will allow RM Sotheby's to seamlessly serve all levels of the diverse collector car market through one auction house and one team. Events held under the RM Sotheby's banner will present blue-chip, investment-quality motor cars, primarily catering to established and seasoned collectors, with average automobile values above $300,000. Auctions held under the RM Sotheby's banner include Arizona, Paris, Amelia Island, Monaco, Villa Erba, Monterey, and London. Sales now held under the RM Auctions banner will present high-quality collector cars for the entry-level enthusiast through to the seasoned collector, with average automobile values under $300,000. Events to be held under the RM Auctions banner include Fort Lauderdale, Auburn Spring and Auburn Fall, California, and Hershey. By bringing together these two auction powerhouses under one comprehensive brand, we can ensure that all levels of the hobby and all interests therein are well represented and that we can continue to serve our clients to the highest level.